Tag Archives: NBC

Texas NBC Station Asks Viewers: Will Acceptance Of Gays Destroy America?

Clearly taking their cue from the Westboro Baptist Church, Texas NBC station KETK wants its viewers to weigh in on the question, “Do you think this country’s acceptance of homosexuality could lead to its downfall?” SRSLY. Unfuckingbelievable. Who’s got the right email at NBC Universal? UPDATE: I’ve moved their clip to YouTube. The unbridled hatred is staggering for a supposedly …

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Mitch Miller Dies At 99

Music and television pioneer Mitch Miller died in NYC this weekend at the age of 99. Miller’s Sing Along With Mitch album series and television show essentially created the concept of karaoke. Mr. Miller, a Rochester native who was born on the Fourth of July, had been an accomplished oboist and was still a force in the recording industry when …

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Networks Reject GOP’s Mosque Ad

NBC and CBS have refused to air the GOP’s Kill The Ground Zero Mosque ad. Politico reports: In her letter rejecting the spot, NBC Universal advertising standards manager Jennifer Riley wrote: “An ad questioning the wisdom of building a mosque at ground zero would meet our issues of public controversy advertising criteria. However, this ad which ambiguously defines ‘they’ as …

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Law & Order Finale Open Thread

It’s hard to believe it’s really over after 20 years. Share your thoughts about the finale below. West coasters beware, spoilers within.

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Is Law & Order: TOS Canceled?

Rumors began to fly yesterday the NBC is pulling the plug on the 20-season run of Law & Order. Looks as though “Law & Order” will not beat out “Gunsmoke” as the longest running American TV drama. According to Deadline, NBC has decided to cancel the series, which is currently nearing the end of its 20th season. The “Law & …

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Advocate To Partner With NBC News

The parent company of The Advocate announced today that they have inked a partnership deal with NBC News. Via press release: Here Media and The Advocate, the world’s leading gay news source, announced today their new affiliate deal with NBC News Channel, an NBC News unit that provides content services to NBC television affiliates and other selected news outlets around …

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Quote Of The Day – Conan O’Brien

“When I was a little boy, I remember watching The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and thinking ‘Someday, I’m going to host that show for 7 months.’ – Conan O’Brien, who yesterday rejected NBC’s plan to delay his show for thirty minutes so that Jay Leno can return to late night at 11:30pm. Both Fox and ABC are said to …

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Comcast To Buy NBC Universal

This is major, especially for New York City. General Electric has agreed to sell a controlling interest in NBC Universal to Comcast Cable. The agreement will create a joint venture, with Comcast owning 51 percent and G.E. owning 49 percent. Comcast will contribute to the joint venture its stable of cable channels, which includes Versus, the Golf Channel and E …

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NBC Turns Down PETA’s Attempt To Ruin Everybody’s Thanksgiving

NBC has turned down PETA’s request to ruin Thanksgiving. Hey, NBC: We’d like to know … if a family-friendly announcement against abusing turkeys (who live in dark, ammonia-filled sheds where workers clip their beaks, break their legs and wings, and crush their heads) doesn’t meet your standards, then what does? When we first submitted our newest commercial to NBC in …

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HUMOR: Sarah Palin’s Book Goes Rogue, Shoots Rachel Maddow

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NBC Responds To GLAAD

NBC has issued a response to GLAAD’s failing grade for their lack of gay characters.

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GLAAD: HBO Leads Networks In LGBT Portrayals, NBC & CBS Last

GLAAD has issued its third annual survey of the top 15 television networks and found that HBO leads the pack in the portrayals of LGBT characters. In GLAAD’s third annual Network Responsibility Index, which evaluated the five major networks and 10 cable outlets, HBO — the home to True Blood, Entourage and No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency — scored the …

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NBC Plays “Ab Fab”

NBC has a rather homoerotic game running on its Olympics page in which readers are invited to guess which abs belong to which Olympic swimmer. Go to “Ab Fab: Guess The Swimmer” and see what you think.

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